[mythtv-users] [UK] Missing xmltvids

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 19:47:34 UTC 2007

On 19/03/07, David Campbell <dave at cpfc.org> wrote:
> Nick Morrott wrote:
> > Please, no face-pulling when you read the next paragraph :)
> There was Nick, there was.

I understand

> > Please try importing your channels from your channels.conf, then
> > deleting the channels, then rescanning for channels in MythTV. This
> > procedure should configure the DVB multiplexes on the first pass, then
> > clear out the channels which are not fully configured for EIT, and
> > then add the newly scanned channels with the information required for
> > EIT.
> Well this *just worked*.
> For the first time I now have all the channels with a EPG which is
> entirely satisfactory for what I want to do.
> I don't understand how this mystic combination of events made it work
> but I am very grateful.

Importing an existing channels.conf does not provide enough
information for EIT to start working on its own, but it does allow
channels to be re-scanned, which in turn provides the information EIT

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